Novarea is an independent testing laboratory and an engineering office specialized in all sport surfaces "indoor" and "outdoor", in landscaping and in environmental studies related to soil and water. Novarea is able to operate at each phase of a project from diagnosis to monitoring support. They are equipped with 2 laboratories :

  • An air-conditioned laboratory : testing area under accreditation ISO/CEI 17025 with specialised equipment dedicated to the measures of performances, security and sustainability of sport surfaces
  • An " infrastructures and natural grounds " laboratory


What is your added value to ESSMA?

Experience feedback on French market : 

  • Our leadership in the knowledge of League 1 and League 2 football fields in natural turf (from diagnosis phase to operations monitoring)
  • Our relationship with the LFP (French Football League), our CEO, Patrice THERRE is a member of the technical committee for the League Research and development with our skills in laboratory. Our independence from suppliers and producers, we are also accredited by the French Committee of Accreditation (COFRAC) under the standard ISO/CEI 17025

Experience feedback on African market :

  • Support during CAN GABON 2017
  • Team experience in North Africa

Products & Services

  • Designer and supervision of works for all sport surfaces: natural turf, synthetic soils (turf, running tracks, gymnasium…) and stabilized soils (clay court, equestrian layer…)
  • Maintenance support and monitoring: honour and training fields, golf course, etc.
  • Sport surfaces laboratory testing


Paris Saint Germain: design and supervision of works for Parc des Princes, their training center and their future training centerMatmut Atlantique Stadium (Bordeaux): supervision of works and operations monitoringOlympique de Marseille: supervision of works and operations monitoring at Velodrome Stadium as well as designer and supervision of works for synthetics fields at their training centerAS Monaco: operations monitoring at Louis II Stadium and their training center + designer for the renovation of the field of Louis II Stadium in 2018 + the training center in 2018/2019Stadome: research and development for the monitoring of the U ArenaOlympique Lyonnais: supervision of works during the construction of the stadium and their training center + assistance to operation managementPierre Mauroy Stadium (Lilles): Group of design and implementation with the society TerenviASM (Clermont-Ferrand): design and supervision of works for the renovation of the stadium field in GrassMaster® and the renovation of the training field in Mixto®CAN GABON 2017: consultant for emergency reinforcement of the structure of honor and training fields + maintenance support before and during the competition5 July 1962 Stadium (Algiers): design and supervision of works for the renovation of the honor field in Airfibr®


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